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    Master in Fashion Technology

    About Master in Fashion Technology (M.F.Tech)

    Masters in Fashion Technology, popularly known by its abbreviation M.F.Tech, is among the most popular postgraduate courses in the stream of fashion designing and technology. Candidates who wish to pursue higher education in the fashion stream often enrol themselves in the M.F.Tech programme after obtaining a relevant bachelor's degree. It is a master's course of a duration of two years and is usually covered in four semesters. Admission to M.F.Tech is done through an entrance exam or on a merit basis.

    As a course, M.F.Tech covers all the aspects of design and technical machine work. Candidates who have the required technical knowledge and possess an artistic flair with the desire to build a career in the arena of design are best suited for this course which explores the technical aspect of designing. The specialisations in M.F.Tech are offered in all the streams, ranging from apparel designing to accessory designing. Jobs in the sectors of management and consultancy are also open for the degree holders of M.F.Tech.

    M.F.Tech imparts knowledge on not just the production of textile but also about the management of resources in the textile industry, textile designing, appreciation of textile, etc. Creative individuals who wish to take a plunge in the fast-evolving world of fashion can be assured of good job opportunities upon the completion of M.F.Tech.

    Master in Fashion Technology (M.F.Tech) Course Highlights

    Provided below are the highlights of Master in Fashion Technology (M.F.Tech) Course:

    Course Name



    Master in Fashion Technology

    Course Level


    Course Duration

    2 Years

    Course Mode

    Regular Mode

    Average Course Fees (Annual)

    INR 1,30,000 to INR 3,50,000

    Minimum Qualification Required

    Bachelor's degree in a technical discipline like B.Tech or its equivalent

    Selection Process

    Merit or Entrance Exam based

    Job Profiles

    • Apparel Production Manager

    • Accessory Designer

    • Research and Development Executive

    • Purchase and Vendor Development Manager

    • Design Technologist

    • Fashion Merchandiser

    • Fashion Marketing and Management

    Average Base Salary (Annual)

    INR 4,00,000 to INR 6,00,000

    Why Study Master in Fashion Technology (M.F.Tech)?

    Here are a few reasons why candidates must study Master in Fashion Technology (M.F.Tech):

    • Pursuing M.F.Tech provides an artistic vision and an innovative mind.

    • It is an ideal course for candidates interested in topics such as Fibres Introduction, Textile Finishing to the technology, Sustainable Fashion, Regenerated Fibres etc.

    • The course provides opportunities to work with top employment firms from all across the world.

    • The course opens up a large number of jobs opportunities in the textile and the garment industry.

    • After the course, students have a provision for research in India and Abroad.

    Master in Fashion Technology (M.F.Tech) Eligibility Criteria

    The eligibility criteria for M.F.Tech differs depending upon the institute from which the student aspires to pursue the course. It is of extreme importance that candidates fulfil all the conditions because they will not be considered for admission if they are unable to do so. The general eligibility criteria for M.F.Tech admissions has been given below.

    • The candidate must have completed his/ her education up to the graduation level.
    • The bachelor's degree of the candidate should have been obtained in the regular mode from a university or college that has been given approval by the UGC.
    • It is mandatory for the applicant to have done their undergraduate degree in a technical course like B.Tech (Bachelor of Technology) or equivalent. Applicants must check which bachelor degrees are accepted by the colleges they have targeted for admission to M.F.Tech.
    • The aggregate marks scored by the student in graduation should not be any less than 50 per cent (or an equivalent CGPA).
    • If the institute in which the candidate seeks admission shortlists students on the basis of entrance exams, he/ she has to appear for the exam without fail.

    Master in Fashion Technology (M.F.Tech) Admission Process

    The admission process of M.F.Tech is carried out either through entrance tests or based on the candidate's merit. Candidates have to apply for the respective entrance test if they meet the eligibility criteria for it. Once the exam has been conducted and the results are declared, the institution will shortlist applicants and call them for document verification and admission.

    Colleges that admit students on the basis of their merit check the aggregate marks scored by the applicant in their undergraduate degree and give admission to the students who have higher marks. They are usually called for a counselling process and their admission is finalised after the verification of documents.

    Rounds of Group Discussions and Personal Interviews are also held at most of the institutes which follow the entrance or merit-based selection. The students who are shortlisted in the first round have to sit for these rounds further in which their skills and knowledge are assessed.

    Master in Fashion Technology (M.F.Tech) Syllabus

    Here are a few important topics that are part of the syllabus of Master in Fashion Technology (M.F.Tech):

    Introduction to Colours and Their Theories

    Overview of Global Fashion

    Fundamentals of Fashion Design

    High-Performance Fibres

    Introduction to Fibres

    Classification and Properties of Fibres

    Principles of Design

    Industry and Apparel Appreciation

    Man-made and Manufactured Fibres

    Apparel Testing and Quality Characterisation

    Regenerated Fibres

    Fabric Comfort Properties

    Advancement in Sewing Machinery

    Types of Feed Mechanisms

    Advances in Apparel Technology

    Scientific Approach in Sewing Techniques.

    Introduction to Textile Finishing

    Functional Finishes of Garments

    Application of Various Kinds of Finish in Textiles

    Fabrics Properties and Textile Designing

    Fabric Designing Through Fabric Structure

    Fabric Formation Technologies

    Fundamental Stitches


    Managing the Supply chain

    Concepts of Supply Chain
    Reverse Supply Chain

    Planning & Managing Inventories in a Supply Chain

    Introduction to Factorial Designs

    Supply Chain in Apparels

    Garment Construction

    Randomised Designs

    Intellectual Property Rights

    Importance of Intellectual Property Rights



    Unfair Competition

    Industrial Design
    Nanotechnology in Apparels

    Functional Textiles and Garments

    Protective clothing

    Environmentally Sensitive Textiles

    Design Illustration

    Smart Electronic Clothing

    Definition of Smart and Intelligent Textiles

    Sports Textile

    Master in Fashion Technology (M.F.Tech) Career Options and Job Prospects

    The career options after M.F.Tech are quite diverse and lucrative. Candidates can easily secure good job roles and positions after completing their degree of M.F.Tech. Companies from various areas of fashion and top brands recruit students who possess in-depth knowledge of fashion technology.

    Candidates have to narrow down upon the job positions that they wish to pursue a career in. The average base salary extracted after the course is between INR 4,00,000 to INR 6,00,000. Initially, the annual salary starts from INR 3,00,000 and it increases with time and experience and goes up to INR 20,00,000. Some of the major roles for which M.F.Tech graduates are hired have been mentioned below.

    FAQs about M.F.Tech

    Do I have to give an interview to get admission to M.F.Tech?

    Some design colleges conduct a round of personal interaction for shortlisting candidates for the M.F.Tech course. You might have to appear for the round if your desired college includes it in its selection process.

    What is the average course fee of M.F.Tech?

    The average course fee of Master of Fashion Technology or M.F.Tech is Rs. 1,50,000 per annum.

    Which are some important career prospects after M.F.Tech?

    Some of the most popular career prospects offered to candidates after they have completed their M.F.Tech degree are Footwear Designer, Design Technologist, Fashion Merchandiser, Accessory Designer, Garment Designer, Apparel Production Manager, and Fashion Marketing and Management.

    Which are the best colleges in India for M.F.Tech?

    There are many leading deisgn colleges in India that offer the course of M.F.Tech. Some of them are the National Institutes of Fashion Technology (NIFTs), the National Institutes of Design (NIDs), Symbiosis Institute of Design (SID), Pearl Academy, and Industrial Design Centre - IIT Bombay.

    Which exams will I have to give for M.F.Tech?

    Some popular design entrance exams accepted for admission to the course of M.F.Tech are CEED, Pearl Academy Entrance Exam, NIFT Entrance Exam, NID DAT, etc.
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    Samiksha Rautela, Student / Alumni

    Dear Student,

    To pursue an M.F.Tech, you are required to have completed either B.F.Tech. or B.E / B.Tech. from any Institute or University. With graduation in Chemistry Honours, you can pursue M.Des or M.F.M from popular colleges such as International School of Design - (INSD) Baner, PuneCentre for Design Excellence (CODE), JaipurKarnavati University (KU ), Gandhinagar or Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj University (CSMU), Navi Mumbai.

    To explore more options or take admission assistance, please either dial the toll-free number 1800-572-9877 or fill-up the Common Application Form. In the case of more questions, write to us in the QnA zone.

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